Lead Electrician-SCA - 28654 in Newport, RI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Newport, RI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description



Position Summary

The Lead Electrician functions independently or as part of a project team to provide routine and emergency facility maintenance on electrical, mechanical, utility, and other systems.


  • Performs of a variety of electrical trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy. Work involves most of the following: installing or repairing any of a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications, locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment, working standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment, and using a variety of electrician's hand tools and measuring and testing instruments. 
  • Conducts routine, periodic special inspections of premises to determine repair work necessary to prevent breakdown of facilities, machinery and equipment. 
  • Obtains and interprets equipment characteristics data from available sources and transcribes to required formats. 
  • Designs and develops electrical sketches and charts for preliminary or final reports or briefings. 
  • Assists in the training of less experienced staff. 
  • Tests, inspects, troubleshoots and repairs equipment as necessary. 
  • Prepares appropriate technical documentation as required.
  • Complies with security procedures in the performance of duties. 
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Education and Experience: 

  • High school diploma and 8 to 10 years of experience. 
  • Must hold a valid Journeyman Electrician license to support the repair of energized equipment. Master Electrician license preferred.
  • Must have experience working on energized equipment.
  • Supervisory experience desired.
  • Will have experience using TMDE and working on WHE.
  • Knowledge of volt/ohm/amp meter tracing power and circuits.
  • Experience with industrial facility maintenance, test and plant equipment desired.
  • Must understand Electrical Safety and Occupational Safety Health (OSH) standards.
  • Ability to read wiring diagrams. 
  •       Must be able to communicate effectively. 
  •       Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance .  An active Secret clearance is preferred.




Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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